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Yaadon Ki Kasam is a 1985 Hindi film directed by Vinod Dewan and produced by T.C.Dewan.The film stars is Zeenat Aman,Mithun and Shakti Kapoor.The music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal and lyrics by Anand Bakshi.

Mithun Chakraborty born on 16 June 1950 is a three-time National Film Award-winning Indian film actor, social activist and entrepreneur. Mithun made his acting debut with the arthouse drama Mrigaya (1976), for which he won his first National Film Award for Best Actor. In his heyday during the 1980s, he had earned a huge fan following as a "dancing star" and went on to establish himself as one of the most popular and leading actors of India, particularly recognized for his role of street dancer Jimmy in the 1982 cult hit, Disco Dancer. He is widely considered as the most popular Mass Star of Bollywood ever and the most famous Indian face in Russia after Raj Kapoor.

He was educated at the renowned Scottish Church College in Kolkata, from where he earned his graduate degree in chemistry (BSc). He was initially associated with naxalities in West Bengal, which he later left and joined Mumbai films. For rest of his life, his family had continuous threat from naxalities. After that he attended and graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune.

Mithun made his film debut in the 1976 Mrinal Sen directed film Mrigaya for which he won the coveted National Film Award for Best Actor. After his debut he played some supporting roles in films such as Do Anjaane (1976) and Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan (1977) which did not gain him any recognition. He shot into prominence in the late 1970s with the low budget Ravikant Nagaich directed spy film Surakshaa (1979) and the early 1980s with leading roles in hit films such as Hum Paanch (1980) and Wardat (1981) (a sequel to Surakshaa).

His breakthrough role finally came in the musical drama Disco Dancer (1982) which was a huge success and remains a cult favorite to this day. This film and other musical films such as Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki (1984) and Dance Dance (1987) showcased him as a talented dancer.

Mithun starred in a number of successful romantic and family dramas during the 1980s, such as Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye (1983), Pyaar Jhukta Nahin (1985), Swarg Se Sunder (1986), and Pyaar Ka Mandir (1988). These films remain his most commercially successful films to date.

He was widely recognized as an action hero in hit films like Wanted (1983), Boxer (1984), Jagir (1984), Jaal (1986), Watan Ke Rakhwale (1987), Commando (1988), Waqt ki Awaz (1988), Guru (1989), Mujrim (1989) and Dushman (1990). Mithun worked with some of the biggest actresses of his time and Bollywood in general, including Zeenat Aman, Padmini Kolhapure, Rati Agnihotri, Rekha, Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit.

Mithun achieved not only commercial success but also tremendous critical acclaim. His performances in Mrigaya, Tahader Katha, Swami Vivekananda, Kalpurush and Titli were widely appreciated and won him National Film Awards and nominations. He won two Filmfare awards: The Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance in the 1990 film Agneepath, and the Filmfare Best Villain Award for his performance in Jallad. He was praised for his performances in films including Pyaar Ka Mandir (1988) and Mujrim (1989).

He was considered as a One Man Industry for a decade as he starred over 80 films in ten years. He was literally running a Parallal Bollywood Industry based at Ooty, Chennai and nearby locations. These movies were mainly produced to cater the audiences of Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Bengal, where Mithun has a cult-following even today. His economical film production was popular as Mithun's Dream Factory.

Mithun made a comeback to the mainstream Hindi film industry in 2005 with the film Elaan, although it was not a success. After a few supporting roles in films such as Lucky: No Time for Love (2005),

Mithun is married to former Indian actress Yogeeta Bali and has four children, three sons and one adopted daughter. The eldest son, Mimoh is an actor in Bollywood, who made his debut in the 2008 film Jimmy, His second son, Rimoh played Mithun's younger version the film Phir Kabhi. And Mithun's other two children Namashi and Dishani are still into their studies.

Numerous sources claim that Mithun had a relationship with actress Sridevi from 1986 to 1987, and that Sridevi ended the relationship when she found out that he had not divorced his first wife, Yogeeta Bali. Mithun and Sridevi were believed to have been secretly married and that the union was later annulled.

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